Once the home of brewing royalty, the Guinness family, this is the ultimate Castle Experience to discover the West of Ireland. Unrivalled service, warm Irish hospitality and five-star luxury await at this jewel of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
Georgian-era refinement married with modern and accomplished quality. Located in the heart of Dublin’s city center, its rooms are styled to reflect the 18th century period, given a modern touch for sumptuous comfort.
GALWAY & THE WEST
LOUGH ESKE CASTLE
Boasting a list of modern accolades, this luxury Ireland history-steeped seat has transformed through the ages into an elegant 5-star castle stay filled with the softness of luxury, with touches of the past shining through.
This majestic castle, immaculately placed in a 450-acre estate has welcomed guests since the 16th century. A marriage of authentic baronial structures and an inspired, chicly modern stay, abounding with the comforts of traditional Irish hospitality, crackling fires, outdoor activities and fine dining.
CORK & THE SOUTHEAST
CASHEL PALACE HOTEL
Recently restored and relaunched as a blissful luxury hideaway tucked into the Tipperary’s Golden Vale, there are few places in the world that boast a better view than here, with the iconic Rock of Cashel framed perfectly by the opulent gardens.
WHERE TO STAY
Your stay is so much more than where you sleep – it’s where you pause to relax, reinvigorate, connect with your journey, and all that the location has to offer. From activities to amenities, cuisine to cultural hubs, our handpicked luxury city retreats and opulent countryside castles across Ireland are selected for their dedication to going above and beyond in every regard.
The best way to understand Celtic culture is to make a connection with it yourself. Whether it's our beloved traditions, our beautiful environments, or our heartfelt heritage, we have the connections to bring you to the unique places and people you didn’t know you were waiting to discover, but you’re never going to forget. When we take you off the beaten path, we’re paving the way to something more personal.
DUBLIN’S DOORSTEP & THE HIDDEN HEARTLANDS
FEEL AT HOME EXPERIENCE, CLONALIS HOUSE
Exclusive private booking of the Clonalis House and Estate to enjoy complete privacy of the location, a guided tour, aperitif and then private candlelight dinner in the red dining room.
CORK & THE SOUTHEAST
THE BISHOP'S BUTTERY, CASHEL PALACE HOTEL
Dining at the newly unveiled and Cashel Palace Hotel is a blend of natural light, careful craftsmanship, classic tastes blended with a contemporary flare.
WHISKEY ISLAND, DUBLIN DISTILLERY TRAIL
Join ‘The Whiskey Man’ and Local Specialist, John Callely for a private half day tour of Dublin’s Liberties area, taking in three of its finest distilleries. Hear stories of Ireland’s whiskey making history while enjoying exclusive access and of course, tasting some blended and single malt samples along the way.
GALWAY & THE WEST
AFTERNOON TEA, ASHFORD CASTLE
Reserve your afternoon tea at the Connaught Room for a traditional experience looking out onto Lough Corrib. Fine, fresh and artful handmade pastries, tea sandwiches, treats are complimented by an elegant list of teas and champagnes.
EARL OF THORMOND FINE DINING, DROMOLAND CASTLE
Executive Head Chef David McCann marries classical techniques with the most outstanding Irish produce from sea and land to highlight exquisite local flavors, imaginative wine pairings, with impeccable service and a dash of Dromoland’s magic.
SIP & SAVOR
When we seek the best, we search for celebrated and inspired experiences to suit every palate, often focused on hyperlocal and frequently rare ingredients accompanied by local produce, and a story on the side.